With companies like Xiaomi and Micromax, smartphones have become really affordable. They offer you the best smartphones at the price tag of below ₹10,000/-. Though there are many smartphones available in this range, we have selected the best ones among those. We have compiled a list of top 10 smartphones in India under ₹10,000/- that offer excellent specifications in this price range:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 tops our assortment of the best budget smartphone in India. It comes with 5.99-inch full HD+ display and has 12MP rear camera. The device is backed by octa core Snapdragon 625 chipset along with 3GB of RAM. It runs Android 7.1 Nougat operating system. It costs ₹9,999/-.
Pros: Amazing Aspect Ratio Display; Dependable Battery Life; Value For Money; Decent Quality Pictures; Powerful Performance.
Cons: No USB Type-C; Non-Removable Battery.
Next in our list is the very powerful Micromax Bharat 5 Pro smartphone. It features a 5.2-inch display with HD screen resolution of 720 * 1280 pixels. It offers a great combination of long battery life and great specifications at an affordable price. It costs ₹7,999/- only and has LED flash in both camera sensors.
Pros: Massive Battery; Reverse Charging Feature; Value For Money; Front Camera Flash; High RAM.
Cons: Competition From Xiaomi Redmi 5.
A tough competitor to Micromax Bharat 5 Pro, Xiaomi Redmi 5 comes with similar price tag. It has a big display of 5.7-inch and is armed with 1.8GHz octa-core processor. It has 12MP rear camera and 5MP front camera including Smart Beauty 3.0 feature. The smartphone runs on 3300mAh battery.
Pros: Value For Money; Decent Performance; Selfie Light; Various Variants; Good Battery Life.
Cons: Non-Removable Battery.
Infinix Hot S3 is a 20MP selfie camera smartphone and comes equipped with dual soft light LED flash. The full view display is also its highlighted feature. It is backed by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC and has 4000mAh battery. It offers the best-in-class display with aggressive specifications at an affordable price.
Pros: Good Battery Backup; Excellent Performance; Android Oreo; Comfortable; Dedicated Card Slots.
Cons: Audio Quality Could Be Better; Non-Removable Battery.
When considering smartphones under ₹10,000/-, Oppo A71 (2018) also makes a good choice. It comes equipped with latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 clocked at 1.8GHz. The smartphone lets you enjoy a magnificent gaming experience. Smart camera is the highlight of the smartphone.
Pros: Affordable; Big Battery; 4G VoLTE; Smart Camera; Lightweight.
Cons: Non Removable Battery; Fierce Competition.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A is a must to include smartphone in our assortment of the best smartphones under ₹10,000/-. It comes in two variants of 2GB RAM with 16GB storage and 3GB RAM with 32GB storage. It comes with MIUI 9 on top of Android Nougat operating system. It sports a 5-inch display with 720 * 1280 pixels resolution.
Pros: Latest MIUI 9; Beautiful Finish; Long Battery Life; Value For Money; Dedicated Card Slot.
Cons: No Fingerprint Sensor; Non-Removable Battery.
InFocus Vision 3 is a full-screen smartphone with attractive display and dual rear camera. It is the only dual rear camera phone that has made its position in this budget smartphone category. The Dualfie feature is another highlight of it. It runs on massive 4000mAh battery.
Pros: Amazing Display; Huge Battery; Fingerprint Scanner; Affordable; Impressive Dual Rear Camera.
Cons: Fierce Competition; Non-Removable Battery.
Panasonic Eluga i9 is a solid smartphone with 13MP rear camera with LED flash. At the front, it has 5-megapixel sensor with selfie flash as well. It is one of the popular budget offerings and sports a 5-inch IPS display. It is claimed to deliver up to eight hours of video playback on a single charge.
Pros: 4G VoLTE; Good Battery Life; Impressive Camera; Android Nougat; Affordable.
Cons: Non-Removable Battery; Hybrid SIM Slot; Competition From Redmi.
Next best budget phone from Xiaomi hits our list and this time, it is Redmi Y1. It is a selfie-focused smartphone with 16MP camera at the front along with a diffused selfie flash. It comes with a 5.5-inch display and HD resolution of 720 * 1280 pixels. The primary camera has 13-megapixel sensor with PDAF and f/2.2 aperture.
Pros: High Processor; Big Display; Good Battery Life; Accurate Fingerprint Sensor; Selfie Camera.
Cons: Non-Removable Battery; Low Display Resolution.
Last but definitely not the least, here comes Karbonn Titanium Jumbo 2 in our assortment of the best budget smartphones. The highlight of the smartphone is the 4000mAh battery. It sports 5.5-inch IPS LCD display and has 2GB of RAM. Both 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera come with LED flash.
Pros: Decent Camera; Long Battery Life; Fingerprint Sensor; 4G VoLTE.
Cons: Competition From Bigger Brands; Non-Removable Battery.
Have you bought any of the above smartphones? If yes, which one and how has been your experience of using it? Share your thoughts with us in the comments